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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A division of marine gastropod mollusks in which the radula are converted into poison fangs. The cone shells (Conus), Pleurotoma, and Terebra, are examples. See Illust. of cone, n., 4, pleurotoma, and terebra.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An order or suborder of pectinibranchiate gastropods.


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